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How The Post-Pandemic Workplace Creates Meaningful Gatherings in New Space Designs

The post-pandemic workplace is not going to be like it was when you worked in the office before 2020. As companies grapple with their hybrid work plans, leaders are taking this moment to refresh and reset. Leaders need to think consciously about creating a post-pandemic workplace that creates meaningful gatherings in new space designs.  

In today’s episode, we interview Dr. Tracy Brower, a PhD sociologist, author of The Secrets to Happiness at Work, contributor for Forbes.com and a principal with Steelcase Applied Research + Consulting group. Tracy explains that instead of simply “getting our employees back to the office”, we need to talk about how we are going to make our return to the office more compelling.  

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How Leaders Can Actually Have an Effective Return-to-Office Conversation

Today we interview Liane Davey, a New York Times bestselling author of two books: You First: Inspire Your Team to Grow Up, Get Along and Get Stuff Done, and The Good Fight: Use Productive Conflict to Get Your Team and Organization Back on Track. Additionally, Liane is a contributor to the Harvard Business Review and her work has been seen on CNN, NPR, and USA today. 

Some of the nicest, most empathetic managers are making the biggest mistakes in planning their return-to-office conversation. They’re trying to be empathetic and nice and wonderful. They’re asking their employees, “what are you thinking about return-to-office?” The only problem is that trying to be nice and fair just isn’t working. How can you be fair to everyone? You can’t. 

A Successful Hybrid Team has more conversations than you think Team Anywhere Leadership Podcast Episode 54

A Successful Hybrid Team Has More Conversations than You Think

In today’s episode we interview Dave McKeown, author of The Self-Evolved Leader. In this week’s episode, Dave talks about how successful hybrid teams need to have more conversations than they might think as we figure out the hybrid work environment. Additionally, Dave discusses how the pandemic shifted what leadership styles are working. The old “here’s my vision, follow me” approach no longer works as leaders are called upon to embrace the unknown and create a unified vision with their team.

Successful hybrid teams will have to view the unknown future as a growth opportunity for themselves and their team members. These teams will recognize that embracing uncertainty is the best environment for everyone to develop. When these team members become Self-Evolved leaders, they will take the opportunity to reach out, ask questions, and challenge their team members as they all grow together and navigate teaming from anywhere.

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Forget the Hybrid Work Schedule and Focus on This Instead

Have you created the perfect hybrid work schedule yet? On today’s episode, we interview Sam Palazzolo, Founder and Managing Director at Tip of the Spear Ventures and we learn how leaders need to be focusing more on what has worked and not worked in the past rather than their hybrid work schedules.

When leaders focus on the right things, it allows space for innovation on their hybrid team. Focusing on over communication, creating a collaborative vision, increasing clarity and continuing to seek new perspectives on your business, will help you continue to lead your hybrid teams from anywhere.

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Fostering Collaboration and Teamwork on a Hybrid Team

In today’s episode we interview Phil Simon, author of Reimagining Collaboration: Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and the Post-COVID World of Work. Phil shares with us his insights on increasing collaboration and teamwork on a hybrid team.

While many leaders are focused on how to go back to the office, Phil cautions that instead of focusing on when or how to go back, we should instead focus on how best to collaborate. 

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How to Equalize Remote and In-Office Workers

How do we equalize our remote and in-office workers in this hybrid world? Are we moving from the world of Zoom Fatigue to a world of Zoom Segregation as we move to hybrid work? Are there solutions out there to equalize and engage remote and in-office workers? Yes, we believe there is. In today’s episode, we interview Oscar Svernlöv, the community content creator at Mentimeter and he shows us how to stay ahead of the curve with a great equalizer for hybrid teams. 

5 tips for designing a productive and creative home workspace

5 Tips For Designing a Productive and Creative Home Workspace

Have you ever wondered how to make your workspace more effective and more tailored to your individual ambition?

On today’s podcast we are delighted to have Susan Meier, a branding genius and acclaimed artist, and Hallie Burton, a world renowned lifestyle photographer. Together they created Workspace Studio, a website featuring the world’s most beautiful and productive workspaces. They share with us how to develop your home workspace so that it reflects who you are, emboldens your productivity, and enhances your creativity.

Build Resilience on Remote Teams Leadership Podcast

How Remote Teams Build Resilience for Long Term Success

Today on the podcast we interview Nick Petrie, Author of Work Without Stress: Building Resilience for Long-Term Success. Whereas many teams fail under stress there are certain teams that build resilience and can actually thrive under stressful conditions. Nick shares with us the secrets of how hybrid and virtual teams confront today’s turbulence, focus on strengthening their relationships, looking for new opportunities and reframing to take advantage of the disruptions in today’s new work environment.

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Solving Problems Through Design Thinking

On today’s episode we interview Hannah Berson, Founder and CEO of the Design Thinking Consultancy, SALT Collaboratory. Design Thinking is a human-centered approach to creative problem solving. Hannah introduces us to Design Thinking and to MURAL, an online tool that allows people from all over the world to collaborate in a creative, productive and engaging way.

Hannah shares an enlightening story of how a real company used Design Thinking in solving how to bring their employees back to work. We are certain you will enjoy discovering how Design Thinking is imperative in today’s world to effectively team from anywhere.

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How Successful Leaders Use Experience Design at Events

Inside this episode, we interviewed Experience Strategist and former head of VIP events at Cirque du Soleil, Carolene Méli. Carolene has traveled the globe creating and delivering VIP experiences and now she’s here to help leaders understand more about Experience design and tips for creating unbelievable experiences. 
On today’s podcast you will learn the four essential elements to create a successful and meaningful event, the one question to ask before planning any event, and the magic of a box of popcorn.

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Increase Connection and Communication by Avoiding These 8 Virtual Meeting Mistakes

In today’s episode, we interview Gwen Stirling Wilkie, author of From Physical Place to Virtual Space. In this episode, she emphasizes that our team meetings will need to be more purposeful, build stronger connections and be open to new ways to collaborate and co-create. Inside this episode you’ll learn about eight common virtual meeting mistakes leaders make that when avoided can increase connection and communication.

Organizational Culture Secrets to How Remote Companies Build Organizational Culture from Anywhere

Secrets to How Remote Companies Build Organizational Culture from Anywhere

The best remote companies build organizational culture in phenomenal ways. In this episode, we interviewed Brett Putter, CEO of Culture Gene and Culture expert. Brett shares with us details into his research of 50 CEOs with top top performing remote and hybrid cultures. These top 50 CEOs were selected out of 500 (the top 10%) because of their unique ability to create a strong culture.

These CEO’s described with extreme clarity not only their mission and vision, but they could clearly define their culture and are actively recruiting new employees for a culture fit. These CEO’s were also able to explain how their leadership team had a framework for making decisions based on organizational culture. The leadership teams had also embedded this framework into their processes.

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7 Ways to Develop a Creative Team

One of the greatest ways to develop a creative team is to lower the fear of failure and encourage people to bring out their creativity, according to Denise Jacobs, author of Banish Your Inner Critic. Everyone has their unique creative gifts and by supporting your team to unleash theirs, you then create connectivity, closeness, and a culture of play. Denise’s most powerful strategy to unleash creativity is to promote failure. In today’s changing environment, perhaps building up a tolerance to try, fail, and try again is the best way for a team to achieve great results from anywhere.

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What Theme Parks Are Teaching Leaders About Employee Experience, Events & StoryTelling

The future of work will resemble today’s most coveted theme parks. You won’t go to work every day, but you will be transported through an immersive employee experience. Leaders will immerse their teams in story. HR departments will be the designers of immersive employee experience. Companies will gather for events and meetings in a much more engaging way.
Barry Winkless’ team spent the last nine months researching The Future of Work. Barry’s team at CPL’s Future of Work Institute used this research to question, explore and design future work solutions. Along the way, they discovered some amazing insights to help us peek into the foreseeable future.

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The Leadership Ceiling No Leader Wants to Face

In today’s episode, we interview Lexy Thompson, author of the recently released book, The Power of a Graceful Leader. In the book, Lexy shares strategies to break through the ceiling that many leaders don’t want to face to reach higher levels of engagement and success. This ceiling involves deep, introspective work that demands a different mindset. Lexy lays out three common barriers that must be overcome to align who we are with how we lead.

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To Solve Team Problems Mindful Leaders Do These Four Things

Is there a connection between leadership and mindfulness? Is there a connection between profitability in mindfulness? What is the benefit of mindfulness on a remote team? And why is it crucial now more than ever? Today we interview Dr. Keren Tsuk to uncover the importance of Mindfulness Based Leadership.
We are in the midst of huge transformation and it’s transforming the way we live and work. Leaders want to be successful, creative, and innovative. To do this, leaders need to have a flexible mindset that rapidly adjusts to the changing needs of the environment. In order to do this, leaders need to practice Mindfulness Based Leadership.
Why is mindfulness important to organizations today?
Successful leaders need to be able to balance tensions.

Coach Your Multi-Generational Team to Reduce Loneliness and Increase Collaboration

Coach Your Multi-Generational Team to Reduce Loneliness and Increase Collaboration

Why is it so hard to work with Boomers, GenX’ers, Millennials, and GenZ? For the first time in history, the workplace contains four different generations. There four types of people who grew up in extremely different and unique eras, and deeply identify with that era they grew up in.
In this episode of Team Anywhere, we interviewed Generational Expert and Author of Second Wave Millennials, Warren Wright. Warren uses his experience from his work at Gallup to help bridge the divisive gap between generations in the workplace. Inside this episode, Warren shares the importance of coaching your multi-generational team to reduce isolation and increase collaboration. First, Warren discusses understanding the roles generations play in business. Then he shares mis-communication between generations that is commonly occurring right now. After that, he talks about what Millennials value in the workplace and the current issues they are facing along with incredible tips for leaders in 2021.

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How to Leverage Teamwork Skills: Curiosity and Creativity

There is a battle going on between humans and technology. How can we humans differentiate ourselves in a world of digital technology and machines, particularly artificial intelligence?
If you’re leading virtual calls, one of your main concerns is how well you are doing at keeping the attention of the people in this meeting. If we lose they’re attention, chances are that they are scrolling on social media. Greg’s framework identifies four super powers humans have to leverage in a way that keeps your team in their maximum zones of genius.

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How to Plan Engaging Virtual Meetings Part 2

This is part two of our special 2-part series on Engaging Virtual Meetings.

Engaging virtual meetings is one of the most relevant topics for leaders leading remote teams today. You can actually create stronger levels of engagement in online meetings than you can in in-person meetings. How can you do that? Well, one of the biggest keys has to do with intentional design. The reason why you can create stronger levels of engagement comes down to your ability to break people into their own breakout rooms instantaneously, much faster than what would occur in person, and create space for a quieter more personal space for people to connect with each other (and introverts love that).

How to Plan Engaging Virtual Meetings Part 1

This week, we’re releasing part one of our 2-Part episode on Engaging Virtual Meetings. In this series, we speak with virtual meeting expert, John Chen to learn tips on how to plan engaging virtual meetings. Inside this first episode you’ll learn best practices for designing your virtual meetings and understand the role that Psychological Safety has inside your virtual meetings.

How To Maximize Productivity Remotely

How do you maximize productivity while in a virtual environment? Actually, we have never been set up to be more productive. Today we speak to Jeremy Redleaf, the founder of Caveday, a social community where people unite globally to get focus work done. I went into “the cave” a couple of times over the last few weeks and got more done in three hours than I typically get done in a week. Caveday is the world’s most focused community where entrepreneurs, artists, creators, business owners, teams, and employees commit to focusing on their projects for one, two, or three hours at a time.

How to Make Empathy Your Business

Make Empathy your business with Wayne Tarken and Stephen Hart. Wayne Tarken and Stephen Hart are agile practitioners, seasoned educators and experts on building agile HR organizations to transform workplaces. They focus on the application of Agile as a means to manage complex problems that HR leaders face and gain traction in their implementation.

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How to use Vulnerability for Business Growth

Learn how one company, Corporatefilming.com, reached its highest revenue ever by focusing on using vulnerability for business growth. By treating his customers as friends and harnessing the power of stories Trevor Rappleye shares with us his secrets on how his company had such a great year.

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How to Lead a Hybrid Team

Are you leading a team that is part remote part in-person? There are unique challenges leaders face as they lead a hybrid team.

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How to find Opportunities for Growth in This Pandemic

How can you find opportunities for growth as a leader this year while navigating leadership in remote teams? We spoke with PhD sociologist Tracy Brower to get her insights on what the pandemic has done for innovation, creating energy on a remote team, and how trust is different on a remote team.

Remote Team Leaders Celebrate Small Wins

Have you given up on your goals and dreams this year?

If there’s one overall mood that’s being felt through this pandemic, it’s the mood of resignation.

People are tired, people are defeated, people have been up against so many barriers this year that they’re just ready to turn the calendar in December and chock 2020 up as a loss.
But I say, DON’T GIVE UP!

You can turn it around, and as a leader, the action you should be taking is Celebrating. In fact, if you dedicated this last quarter to celebrate with your team, you’d be surprised at the amount of progress you can make in the last three months.

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How to be an Authentic Leader

How to be an Authentic Leader with Jonathan Aberman.

In this episode, Jonathan shares an underlying theme of servant leadership and using the strategy as teams tackle challenging problems like transferring to a virtual work environment and dealing with despair.

Jonathan explains the importance of not letting technology work against you as you lead your virtual team. His secret to leading a virtual team is giving autonomy and expecting accountability. He points out two qualities in highly effective leaders which is empathy, and self-awareness.

He shares how asking yourself and your team one question can give you incredible feedback in leading through tough times.